O'Mahony Catholic baptisms in Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Mahony numerous: all areas, especially Munster. Ir. Ó Mathghamhna (Mathúna). From first name Mathghamhain, "bear-calf". A sept located in W Cork, now usually O'Mahony. IF.
Ó Mathghamhna Ó Mahony: an-líonmhar i gCúige Mumhan - Corcaigh ach go h-áirithe. Clann chumasach a bhí suite i gCineál mBéice in iarthar Chorcaí. Tháinig an sloinne ón ngaiscíoch Mathghamhain a thuit i gCath Chluain Tarbh maraon le an-chuid d'fhir Deasmhumhan. Tugtar an bhrí: mathúin (litriú nua) = béar (Laidin ursus). Bhí an t-ainm coitianta i measc na mBrianach agus na gConchúrach. IF & SGG.
O Mathúna rare: Cork etc. Ir.Lang. See O'Mahony.
O'Mahony Very numerous: all areas, especially Cork and Munster generally. Ir. Ó Mathghamhna, modern Ó Mathúna. From first name Mathghamhain "bear-calf". A sept of W Cork. Their eponymous ancestor fell at the battle of Clontarf in 1014. IF.
 

Parishes where O'Mahony and a second surname are both baptised.

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